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Title The flayed God : the mesoamerican mythological tradition : sacred texts and images from pre-Columbian Mexico and Central America / Roberta H. Markman and Peter T. Markman.
Author Markman, Roberta H.
Publication [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, 1994.
Edition First HarperCollins paperback edition.
Description xvi, 456 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm
Call # 299.792 M
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the historical framework -- The figure of the goddess: the mythological images of the village cultures -- Of time, space, and earth: the mythology of the urban tradition -- The fourfold unfolding: the myths of creation -- Flayed gods, snake women, and were-jaguars: the myths of fertility -- Feathered serpents and hero twins: the mythic structure of rulership.
Subject Indians of Mexico -- Religion.
Indian mythology -- Mexico.
Aztecs -- Religion.
Mayas -- Religion.
Aztec mythology.
Maya mythology.
Indians of Central America -- Religion.
Indian mythology -- Central America.
Aztecs -- Religion. (OCoLC)fst00824753
Indian mythology. (OCoLC)fst00969152
Indians of Central America -- Religion. (OCoLC)fst00969497
Indians of Mexico -- Religion. (OCoLC)fst00969615
Mayas -- Religion. (OCoLC)fst01012826
Central America. (OCoLC)fst01244535
Mexico. (OCoLC)fst01211700
Addl. Author Markman, Peter T.
ISBN 0062507494 (pb)
9780062507495 (pb)

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